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Wherever We Serve Pizza, We Serve People.


Part of Donatos Mission and Promise is to be a good neighbor. In fact, Donatos comes from the Latin word for "to give a good thing." That means giving back to the communities we serve.

 

 

Donatos Family Foundation

 

Making pizzas is great.
But making an impact
is what matters most.


For Donatos’ founding family—the Grote family—giving back has always been a core value and a way of life

It’s woven into the Donatos culture. And it’s why Jane Grote Abell, Executive Chairwoman of the Board and founding family member, established the Donatos Family Foundation. A well-planned, strategic, focused initiative to make a sustainable, positive impact in the lives of the people in the communities Donatos serves. And a way to continue a family legacy of giving through impactful and meaningful actions, each and every day.

More about Jane >

 

The Foundation Focus: Love Our Neighbor

Living by the Golden Rule is one of Donatos’ founding principles. Loving our neighbors, wherever we are. Through our Foundation, we’re putting love into action with a strategic focus on three core pillars:

We believe every person has intrinsic worth and dignity, deserving (at minimum) safety and shelter. The Foundation strengthens our partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help address the challenge of more affordable housing in our neighborhoods.


As a pizza company, nourishing others is in our DNA. Our Foundation’s collaborative efforts with local food pantries work hard to ensure reliable access to sufficient, affordable, nutritious food in every community we serve.

The Foundation will strengthen a long-standing tradition among our associates and franchise partners who work with local organizations to fight serious medical conditions and provide care and support to those affected by them.

We believe every person has intrinsic worth and dignity, deserving (at minimum) safety and shelter. The Foundation strengthens our partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help address the challenge of more affordable housing in our neighborhoods.


As a pizza company, nourishing others is in our DNA. Our Foundation’s collaborative efforts with local food pantries work hard to ensure reliable access to sufficient, affordable, nutritious food in every community we serve.

The Foundation will strengthen a long-standing tradition among our associates and franchise partners who work with local organizations to fight serious medical conditions and provide care and support to those affected by them.

 

Round up to support your local food bank

From May 31 to August 29, 2022, round up your order with Donatos to support your local food bank and your neighbors in need. Find your Donatos location and which local Foodbank will receive the donation at www.donatos.com/foodbanks

 

We're Creating Hubs of Hope

One of the Foundation’s key goals is to build a Hub of Hope in every community we serve. The flagship Hub of Hope is the Reeb Avenue Center in Columbus, Ohio, a social-services center housing 13 non-profits that focus on education and workforce development. Our Hubs of Hope will allow Donatos to give back in a truly impactful way to the communities that have given us so much

Learn more about Reeb Avenue Center>


Fundraisers

Raising Dough Has Never Been So Rewarding!

We offer fun, easy fundraising programs to help your school, church, sports team or social organization raise the money you need. Our two most popular programs are:

DOUGH NIGHTS
Invite your family and neighbors to have dinner at Donatos, and we'll donate 20% of the sales that your group brings in. All they have to do is MENTION your school when placing an order and Donatos will mark it. Your supporters can eat in, pick up or have their pizzas delivered.

DOUGH BOOKS*
“Donatos Dough” is a coupon booklet with over $30 worth of coupons and free items. You can sell the booklets for $3 to $5 each and keep all the profits! Please provide your shipping address and quantity needed. It normally takes at least a week by UPS shipping.

*Sorry, Dough Books are not available in all markets

To Request a Fundraiser

Please email requests@donatos.com or give us a call at 1-800-DONATOS between 8am-5pm EST Monday through Friday.

Provide your name, contact information, date of the fundraiser, and any other information you can provide at least two weeks in advance of your requested fundraising date.

Fundraisers vary by market; your request will be sent to the closest location for review. Please mention where (city/market) you would like to raise funds.

 


Donation Requests

We get loads of requests, so please help us out by emailing requests@donatos.com at least four weeks before your event. Donations are not intended for use by individuals or groups for personal or corporate profit. One request per organization per year, please.